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A place to share questions, concerns, and challenges that adults with epilepsy may face in understanding, managing and living with seizures.

Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Adults

Created By: redlaces40@aol.com | 2015-07-05 05:05 | 58 Views | 0 Comments

AT age 42rs of age, I was found on three different occasions, passed out behind the wheel of my car.  It took a whole year before I was diagnosed w/ having a seizure disorder.  I'm...

Created By: jeffz | 2015-07-04 16:44 | 39 Views | 0 Comments

 

 

Created By: ruby_rose@windowslive.com | 2015-07-04 06:22 | 63 Views | 2 Comments

I have complex partial seizures (according to the doctor) and am currently treating them with carbamazepine, the weirdest thing is, is that i can make myself have them if i look at stripes or...

Created By: rufus44 | 2015-07-03 20:15 | 57 Views | 1 Comment

There is a lot going on for me right now.  I recently had a seizure after 2.5 years seizure free.  I take Keppra 1500mgs twice daily.  After an abnormal EEG, my neurologist wanted to raise that to...

Created By: mariah18 | 2015-06-29 15:02 | 60 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I have been experiencing several side effects due to seizure medication such as migraines, stress, anxiety, fogginess, dizziness, irritability and being extremely exhausted every day. I don't...

Created By: mariah18 | 2015-06-29 15:02 | 49 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I have been experiencing several side effects due to seizure medication such as migraines, stress, anxiety, fogginess, dizziness, irritability and being extremely exhausted every day. I don't...

Created By: jrh180 | 2015-06-29 09:25 | 65 Views | 0 Comments

Hi there I am new to this but just have to ask if anyone has had this before? I suffer from mild sturge webber syndrome it never affected me at all apart from a bit weakness in the right side of...

Created By: carlakennedy | 2015-06-29 08:43 | 91 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone. I was first diagnosed with epilepsy in 2009 at the age of 19, having experienced my first tonic-clonic seizure. My neuro put me on 100mg Epitec (Lamotrigine), which I stayed on for 4...

Created By: katiekatie1904 | 2015-06-29 08:14 | 79 Views | 0 Comments

I am wondering whether anyone has had anything similar to what I have been experiencing for the last 2 years.  So August 2013 I began having what I called a "brain fog".  With the brain fog I...

Created By: SomethingSomethingSomething | 2015-06-28 18:30 | 79 Views | 3 Comments

Where do you get support?  I am feeling very frustrated with my brain and I wish I had someone to talk to about it.  I was dx'ed about 3 years ago and I'm still struggling with seizures.  I've...

Created By: mariah18 | 2015-06-26 16:35 | 111 Views | 2 Comments

Ive been having Grand mal seizures since I was 6 years old (I am now 23). I started taking Lamictal when I was 12. I still had seizures while on Lamictal, but between the ages of 19-22 I was...

Created By: Linaeve | 2015-06-25 19:58 | 73 Views | 0 Comments

I'm currently hooked up to a video ambulatory EEG machine. The doctor didn't really explain things well; when should I push the button? She said whenever I feel "odd" or have a full on seizure....

Created By: meliserkol12@gmail.com | 2015-06-25 07:54 | 114 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone! I am Melis, from Turkey. I'm 22.
I was 14 when I first seizure. I take my drugs regularly for 8 years. I spent my last seizures I was 14 when I first epileptic seizure. I take...

Created By: AMG747 | 2015-06-24 07:30 | 124 Views | 1 Comment

I have been experiencing nocturnal seizures for more than 2 years, largely controlled with Tegretol during the past 8 months. My sleep physician has labelled it Frontal Lobe Nocturnal Epilepsy....

Created By: Danster999 | 2015-06-23 06:51 | 102 Views | 0 Comments

Due to epilepsy my memory is terrible, and is really affecting me at the moment. In order to help with this, I am thinking of wriing some kind of blog / template where I can record things that...

Created By: bubsta | 2015-06-22 16:40 | 106 Views | 0 Comments

I've been reading this forum for qyears. I'm new here now.  Why didn't I join? Honestly I don;t know. I suppose I didn;t want to really recognize it.  I think I still don't. December 1992, I had...

Created By: Bret | 2015-06-22 14:22 | 68 Views | 0 Comments

 Back in February, I had been toying around with a tune I was writing and had no name for( instrumental)- while in mixdown I had a brief petit mal ( around 30 secs). I was in front of the computer...

Created By: courycraft | 2015-06-22 00:57 | 192 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, all! :)

I am finally at that point in life, where you've researched all you can, have turned crosseyed from staring at google for so long, and decided to finally ask people who may or...

Created By: Dreamweaver | 2015-06-21 03:27 | 101 Views | 0 Comments

I experience the déjà vu that many do when a seizure is coming on.  My déjà vu experiences seem to be related to my dreams.  For example, the other night I dreamed about these big glass panels as...

Created By: glschulman@yahoo.com | 2015-06-20 18:28 | 122 Views | 0 Comments

Hello - I am currently the parent of a young adult (my son) who has grand-mal seizures & has a VNS implant.

Ever since he has had seizures he has been having other issues going on as...

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